All eyes would be on the Bellator 221 weigh-in on Friday, with main event fighter Patricio Pitbull feuding with both opponent Michael Chandler, and the red-hot A.J. McKee
Friday in Chicago, all fighters hit the scales ahead of Bellator 221. The event sees Michael Chandler defending his lightweight title in a grudge match against Patricio Freire, more commonly Patricio Pitbull. The featherweight champ of Bellator MMA, Pitbull is hoping to avenge his brother, who was previously knocked out by Chandler.
The action doesn’t stop there. Michael ‘Venom’ Page takes on Douglas Lima in a welterweight Grand Prix semi-final, with a shot at the title on the line. A.J. McKee, with the longest undefeated streak in Bellator history, was taking on former champ Pat Curran at featherweight. And Jack Swagger, real name Jake Hager, was heading into the second fight, having made the transition from WWE superstar to mixed martial artist.
Check below for full results from Friday’s weigh-in!
Bellator 221: Chandler vs. Pitbull Weigh-In Results
Lightweight: Michael Chandler (154.8) (c) vs. Patrício Freire (154.7)
Welterweight: Douglas Lima (169.5) vs. Michael Page (169.9)
Featherweight: A. J. McKee (145.8) vs. Pat Curran (146)
Heavyweight: Jake Hager (239.1) vs. T.J Jones (263.7)
Featherweight: Tywan Claxton (145.8) vs. James Bennett (145.8)
Featherweight: Adil Benjilany (145.3) vs. Chris Lencioni (145)
Lightweight: Chris Gonzalez (155.8) vs Charlie Radtke (155.5)
Welterweight: Scott Writz (170.3) vs. Josh Streacker (169.8)
Bantamweight: Bryan Bautista (134.8) vs. Robert Fenicle (134.4)
Bantamweight: Askar Askar (140.8) vs Taylor Moore (134.8) ***
Lightweight: Adam Ward (155.2) vs Amartuvshin Khuukhenkhuu (154.9)
Bantamweight: Jose Leon (137.7) vs Christian Rodriguez (140)
Featherweight: Joey Diehl (125.8) vs Jesse Bazzi (125.8)
Heavyweight: Dave Latoria (242.1) vs Jason Belyew (243.8)
Light Heavyweight: James Bochnovic (204.4) vs Robert Morrow (204.5)
*** The Askar Askar vs Taylor Moore fight is off. In Illinois, there is an obscure rule that requires fighters to be within three pounds of each other. That is why Jose Leon intentionally missed wight after his opponent Christian Rodriguez was heavy.